Thane: Man stoned to death, killer arrested

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 08:47:20 IST - mumbai

A 27-year-old man, Deepak Mahankal was arrested by the Kalwa police for killing a 45-year-old. The accused boasted about the murder to his neighbours, which led to his arrest.

Chhabria's son, sister ‘wanted’ in Rs 100-cr scam

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 08:01:01 IST - mumbai

City crime branch, probing an interstate car-financing and forgery scam involving India’s leading car designer, Dilip Chhabria (68), have shown his son Bonito, sister Kanchan and company directors Choclingam Kathiravan and Sethraman Selvara as wanted accused. Dilip had allegedly cheated an Indian cricketer and a Bollywood actor, which needs to be thoroughly probed, the remand application stated.

Mumbai: What the new MLA hostel plan looks like

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 01:30:00 IST - mumbai

(This story originally appeared in Mumbai Mirror on 3 December, 2021)

Nine students get perfect CAT percentile

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 08:59:51 IST - mumbai

The Common Admission Test threw up no surprises with nine candidates from the country scoring a perfect 100 percentile, all of whom are male and eight are engineers. Of the nine, five have an IIT education and the remaining four candidates are from IIM Indore, integrated programme in management (IPM), BITS Pilani, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, and YMCA institute of Engineering, respectively.

Maha December GST collections up 7% over 2019

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 05:30:10 IST - mumbai

The revival of GST collections since Diwali continued till the New Year with the December receipts in the state 7% higher than the same month in 2019. The state had received Rs 16,529.5 crore worth of GST in December 2019 and collected Rs 17,699 crore in the month in 2020. The receipts for the month were also the highest in 2020.

BMC can inoculate 1.3L health workers in 2 weeks

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 05:39:13 IST - mumbai

It will take the BMC’s health cadre only two weeks to give the first shot of the Covid-19 vaccine to all 1.3 lakh healthcare workers in the city, said BMC health officials on Saturday. Around 1,500 vaccinators will work in two shifts in 60 vaccination booths spread across eight municipal hospitals for the first phase of vaccination which is meant for healthcare workers.

Woman resists attack, thrown off moving local

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 05:48:34 IST - mumbai

A 25-year-old woman, on her way to meet her fiancé at Panvel, was sexually harassed and thrown off a running Harbour local on Friday. She was spotted in time by railway gangmen, who lifted her onto the next local, ensuring she got medical aid soon. GRP has formed teams to track down the culprit.

Ailing royal scion’s wife seeks to be his guardian

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 05:53:01 IST - mumbai

The wife of an ailing descendant of a royal family in Rajasthan has moved the Bombay high court seeking to be appointed as his legal guardian and caretaker of properties inherited by him.

Two friends held for girl’s death at Khar party

Posted on Sun, 03 Jan 2021 05:59:35 IST - mumbai

Khar police arrested Shree Jogdhankar (22) and Diya Padankar (19) late on Friday for allegedly killing their friend Jhanavi Kukreja (19) on the first day of 2021 during a New Year’s Eve terrace party at a highrise.

Maha sees 3,218 new Covid cases, 51 deaths

Posted on Sat, 02 Jan 2021 23:33:10 IST - mumbai

Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally on Saturday rose to 19,38,854 as the state recorded 3,218 fresh infections, a health department official said.

Thane: 5 B'deshi nationals held for illegal stay

Posted on Sat, 02 Jan 2021 22:15:49 IST - mumbai

Five Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested in Kalyan area of Thane district for allegedly staying in the country without valid documentation, police said on Saturday.

Mayor halts bldg work to save Banganga tank

Posted on Sat, 02 Jan 2021 20:48:42 IST - mumbai

In a swift move, mayor Kishori Pednekar has halted the construction activities by a private builder near the historic Banganga Tank at Malabar Hill in south Mumbai, said an official here on Saturday.